News - 2009

EuP Working Document on a possible Commission regulation for fans (125W-500kW)

Posted on 16 December 2009

The European Commission (EC) has circulated a working document on a possible Commission regulation with regard to fans in the power range 125W-500kW, which is currently undergoing inter-service consultation in advance of the meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Regulatory Committee on Fans, which is expected to take place towards the end of January 2010. The text can be viewed here.

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8th meeting of the EU Regulatory Committee to discuss amendments to tertiary lighting eco-design regulation

Posted on 9 December 2009

The Regulatory Committee established by the Ecodesign for Energy Using Products Framework Directive (EuP) will meet for the eighth time on 7th January 2010 to discuss amendments to the EU Regulation for tertiary lighting. In advance of this meeting, the European Commission (EC) has circulated the draft Implementing Directive text amending the Ecodesign requirements for fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast, for high intensity discharge lamps and for ballasts and luminaires able to operate such lamps.

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16th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss machine tools & medical imaging equipment

Posted on 21 October 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the sixteenth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Tuesday 17th November in Brussels to discuss proposals on voluntary agreements for imaging machine tools & medical imaging equipment.

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15th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss imaging equipment & complex set-top boxes

Posted on 11 September 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the fifteenth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Monday 12th October in Brussels to discuss proposals on voluntary agreements for imaging equipment and complex set-top boxes.

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14th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss computers and non-professional electronic displays

Posted on 11 September 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the fourteenth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Friday 9th October in Brussels to discuss proposals on eco-design requirements for computers and non-professional electronic displays.

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13th meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss potential amendments to Tertiary Lighting measure.

Posted on 20 August 2009

Following input from ELC-CELMA, the European Commission (EC) has circulated a working document with a series of possible amendments to the commission regulation with regard to fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast, for high intensity discharge lamps, and for ballasts and luminaires able to operate such lamps, in advance of the meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum on Tertiary Lighting which is taking place on the 15th September.

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UK Low Carbon Transition Plan published

Posted on 17 July 2009

A comprehensive plan to move the UK onto a permanent low carbon footing and to maximise economic opportunities, growth and jobs was published by the Government on 15 July 2009.

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Defra launches a Consultation on the Implementation of the Market Surveillance and Enforcement Requirements of the Eco-design of Energy Using Products (EUP) and Energy Labelling Framework Directives

Posted on 11 June 2009

With numerous implementing measures under both EUP and Labelling recently agreed or planned for agreement over the coming years, Defra is now seeking stakeholders' views on enforcement options with a view to put in place an appropriate Market Surveillance Authority with adequate resources and powers to safeguard the significant benefits of these directives.

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12th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss domestic boilers

Posted on 5 June 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the twelfth meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th June in Brussels to discuss proposals on eco-design and labelling requirements for domestic boilers. This follows on from the earlier Consultation Forum on domestic boilers held on 18th December 2007 (see here).

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11th Meeting: EuP Consultation Forum to discuss room air conditioners, local air coolers and comfort fans

Posted on 4 June 2009

The European Commission (EC) has announced that the eleventh meeting of the Eco-design of Energy-using Products Framework Directive (the EuP Directive) Consultation Forum will take place on Monday 22nd June in Brussels to discuss proposals on eco-design and labelling requirements for room air conditioners, local air coolers and comfort fans.

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